Professor and Chief Scientist
SINTEF Research company
Prof., Dr. Harald Justnes is Chief Scientist at SINTEF Building and Infrastructure, Department of Concrete. He has been with the Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF) since 1985. His field of interest covers the chemistry of cement, concrete, admixtures and additives (including polymers) from production, through reactivity, to durability. He was educated at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and is now Adjunct Professor in “Cement and Concrete Chemistry” at Institute of Materials Technology, Section for Inorganic Chemistry, NTNU. He was appointed visiting Professor at China Building Materials Academy (CBMA), Beijing, China, in 2008 and Honorary Professor at Xian University of Architecture and Technology, Xian, China, in 2007. Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Development of Chemical Admixtures for Use in Concrete presented at the Sixth CANMET/ACI International Conference on Superplasticizers and Other Chemical Admixtures in Concrete, Nice, France, 2000. Justnes has more than 330 papers in journals and conference proceedings.
Architecture, Materials, and Structures